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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Certified Deputy Sheriff Opening
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Certified Deputy Sheriff.

    Information and how to apply
  • Corrections Officer position
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer.  Job description and how to apply.
  • BUFFALO COUNTY FACILITIES OMP

    Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker.

    Seasonal Position details and how to apply.

  • BUFFALO COUNTY ZONING & FLOODPLAIN
    Effective 4/22/2020, Zoning & Floodplain will have new phone numbers:

    Zoning:           (308) 236-1998
    Floodplain:     (308) 236-1999
    Fax:                (308) 236-1870
  • Bridge Replacement Project on Poole Road
    Buffalo County is currently soliciting public input on the proposed federal-aid transportation and bridge replacement project in rural Buffalo County.

    Comment form, Mailer form, and Legal Notice
  • Zoning Commission Opening

    Buffalo County is currently is seeking one (1) candidate, who is appointed by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on the Buffalo County Planning and Zoning Commission for a three (3) year term.
  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Radio Communications Tower

    SEPARATE, SEALED BIDS will be received at the regular meeting of the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners for the purchase and construction of two radio towers.

    More information and how to submit a bid

     

  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Cab & Chassis

    SEPARATE, SEALED BIDS will be received at the regular meeting of the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners for a new Cab & Chassis Lowboy Tractor and a new Cab & Chassis with Dump Body to be used by the Buffalo County Highway Dept.

    More information and how to submit a bid

  • *** COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED ***
    The Buffalo County Offices will be closed Monday January 25 due to the winter storm.
    
Public Defender
Public Defender

Elected Position in Buffalo County:
4 year termscales of justice

Salary:
Set by Buffalo County Board of Commissioners.

Deputies:
Appointed as needed by elected Public Defender subject to approval of County Board.

Full Time Position:
Determined by statutes in larger counties; by County Board in Buffalo County. 

Fees:
May not accept any compensation for representing Public Defender Clients except for salary plus cost reimbursement from County.

Duties:
Represent all indigent, Defendants charged with felonies and misdemeanors, if penalty for crime carries possible jail time.

Court determines if Defendant can financially hire his own attorney or is indigent. If indigent the Court appoints. The Public Defender's office may not represent as Public Defender prior to Court appointment.

Represent all Persons brought before the Mental Health Board as dangerous to self or others.

Represent Fugitives from Justice and/or Extradition Defendant's if appointed by the Court.

Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Nebraska.

Budget:
Elected official must submit an annual budget to be approved by the County Board.


Buffalo County Public Defender:

Jeff Wirth

Buffalo County Public Defender Chief Deputy:

Brandon Brinegar

Deputies:

Jerad Murphy
Brandon Dugan
Lydia Davis